Remembrance Day is also informally addressed as the Poppy Day, which is a memorial day observed in Commonwealth of Nations member states after the First World War ended.

The Remembrance Day is organized to remember the members of their armed forces who have died in the line of duty. Because of the tradition inaugurated and launched by King George V in 1919, the day, Remembrance Day, is also marked by war remembrances in the several non-Commonwealth nations.

On 11 November in most of the nations, the Remembrance Day is observed nations, is to recall the end of hostilities of World War I which was declared in 1918.

Remembrance DayThe Hostilities and the fighting formally ended “at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month”, in agreement with the peace agreement is the sign and symbol by representatives of Germany and the Entente between 5:12 and 5:20 that morning. (“At the 11th hour” refers to the passing of the 11th hour, or 11:00 am.).

On 28 June 1919, The First World War officially ended with the signing of the Treaty of Versailles.

The memorial evolved out of Armistice Day, that continues to be marked on the same date. The first Armistice Day was observed at Buckingham Palace, beginning with King George V hosting a “Banquet in Honour of the President of the French Republic” all through the evening hours of 10 November 1919.

The first official Armistice Day was subsequently held on the grounds of Buckingham Palace in the morning time of the Remembrance Day.

Remembrance Day Quotes/Messages

I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually.

Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.

A man’s country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.

Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.

My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.

Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.

The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.

I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.

There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America.

Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. Moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.

What we have once enjoyed deeply we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.

How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!


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